Monthly Archives: October 2011

End interpellations, open amendments on RH bill

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News Release
October 13, 2011

Pia on RH bill: ‘With no other interpellators left, time to move on to period of amendments’

Reproductive Health (RH) bill principal sponsor Senator Pia S. Cayetano said the time has come for senators to close the period of interpellations and proceed to the period of amendme...

RH debate highlights: October 5

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News Release
October 6, 2011

RH bill debate highlights: October 5
Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Ralph Recto (RR) cites differences in the three versions of the Reproductive Health (RH) bi...

Speech on National Children’s Month

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PRIVILEGE SPEECH ON NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MONTH

By SENATOR PIA S. CAYETANO
Chairperson
Senate Committee on Youth, Women & Family Relations
4 October 2011

Mr. President, what do the pictures in the slide have in common? These are the places that many children call “HOME.”

Toda...

RH debate highlights: October 4

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News Release
5 October 2011

RH debate highlights: October 4

Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Lito Lapid (LL): “Gusto ko lang malinawan. Elementary pa lang ako naririnig ko na ang pagpigil sa populas...

RH debates explore the extreme and the unknown

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News Release
2 October 2011

Senate RH debates explore the extreme and the ‘unknown’

The Senate plenary debates on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill have recently unraveled deep-seated religious beliefs and gender biases being harbored by some senators, according to Senator Pia S. Cayetano.

The RH ...

On Cha-cha: Minority not informed, consulted

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News Release
30 September 2011

Pia on Senate leadership’s Cha-cha agenda: ‘Minority was not informed, consulted’

Transcript of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Member, Senate Minority
Recto Room, Philippine Senate

Q: Your reaction on the new Charter ...